SOURCE: Arotech

May 04, 2007 09:13 ET

Arotech's Simulation and Training Division Announces the Release of FAAC Incorporated's nCommand

ANN ARBOR, MI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 4, 2007 -- Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and security markets, announced today that its Simulation and Training Division, through its FAAC subsidiary, has released a generally available computer-based simulation training system for training incident command response. FAAC has developed a state-of-the-art simulation training system that will allow emergency responders to train to national and local requirements such as ICS and NIMS. nCommand allows participants to train strategic and tactical responses to dangerous situations while in the safety of a classroom.

In conjunction with the product release, FAAC has added a dedicated Incident Command Account Executive to its Public Safety sales force. William Caballero, a NIMS certified industry expert, will lead FAAC in bringing nCommand to the emergency responder market. "nCommand is a very robust and effective training system that will provide our nation's first responders and incident commanders with the very best in effective, safe and realistic training. This is the right solution, at an affordable price for all of the first responder agencies across North America," said William Caballero, FAAC Incident Command Account Executive. "I'm very excited and pleased to be joining the FAAC team. Arotech and FAAC have an excellent reputation in simulation training and are known for their attention to detail and dedication to their customers."

"nCommand was developed in conjunction with leading incident command specialists to effectively address the requirements and associated emphasis that the Department of Homeland Security is placing on incident command training," said David Bouwkamp, FAAC Executive Director of Business Development. "nCommand and the addition of Will represent our continued expansion of our Public Safety Sector products and services."

About Arotech's Simulation and Training Division

Arotech's Simulation and Training Division develops, manufactures, and markets advanced high-tech multimedia and interactive digital solutions for use-of-force and driver training of military, law enforcement, security, municipal and private industry personnel. The division's fully interactive driver-training systems feature state-of-the-art vehicle simulator technology enabling training in situation awareness, risk analysis and decision making, emergency reaction and avoidance procedures, and conscientious equipment operation. In addition, the division's use-of-force training products and services allow organizations to train their personnel in safe, productive, and realistic environments. The division also provides pilot decision-making support software for the F-15, F-16, F-18, and JSF aircraft, as well as simulation models for the ACMI/TACTS air combat training ranges.

Arotech's Simulation and Training Division consists of FAAC Incorporated and IES Interactive Training Inc.

About Arotech Corporation

Arotech Corporation is a leading provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, including multimedia interactive simulators/trainers, lightweight armoring and advanced zinc-air and lithium batteries and chargers. Arotech operates through three major business divisions: Armor, Simulation and Training and Battery and Power Systems.

Arotech is incorporated in Delaware, with corporate offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and research, development and production subsidiaries in Alabama, Michigan and Israel.

Contact

For more information, please contact FAAC Incorporated at 1.734.761.5836 or visit our website at www.faac.com

Victor Allgeier, TTC Group, (646) 290-6400, vic@ttcominc.com

Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in this news release include forward-looking statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including the results of our restructuring program. Forward-looking statements reflect management's current knowledge, assumptions, judgment and expectations regarding future performance or events. Although management believes that the expectations reflected in such statements are reasonable, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, as they are subject to various risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary materially. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks relating to: product and technology development; the uncertainty of the market for Arotech's products; changing economic conditions; delay, cancellation or non-renewal, in whole or in part, of contracts or of purchase orders; dilution resulting from issuances of Arotech's common stock upon conversion or payment of its outstanding convertible debt, which would be increasingly dilutive if and to the extent that the market price of Arotech's stock decreases; and other risk factors detailed in Arotech's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2006, as amended, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Arotech assumes no obligation to update the information in this release. Reference to the Company's website above does not constitute incorporation of any of the information thereon into this press release.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    FAAC Incorporated
    1.734.761.5836
    www.faac.com

    Victor Allgeier
    TTC Group
    (646) 290-6400
    Email Contact